Black lung surges back in coal country by Chris Hamby for iWatch News PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Ray Marcum bears the marks of a bygone era of coal mining. At 83, his voice is raspy, his eastern Kentucky accent […]
Diesel engine exhaust earns ‘carcinogenic’ label by Jim Morris for iWatch News Diesel engine exhaust is “carcinogenic to humans,” an international health body declared Tuesday, bolstering the findings of a controversial study published recently in the United States. […]
OSHA rules on workplace toxics stalled by Jim Morris for iWatch News At 58, retired machinist Bruce Revers is tethered to his oxygen machines — a wall unit when he’s at home, a portable tank when he’s out. The simple […]
Asbestos: Still legal and in use — Reuters Investigates by ReutersTV The word “asbestos” is enough to clear a room, if not a building. Reuters’ correspondent Ben Berkowitz explores the hazards of asbestos with Mark Van Baalen, a […]
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